Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 03, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 226916-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health seeks a board certified or board eligible neurologist with fellowship training in Headache or equivalent experience to join our Headache Program at the UW Hospitals, VA Hospital and UW Health clinics. The position includes opportunities for clinical, teaching and research activities in an academic environment with adult and pediatric neurologists and faculty in other services including neuropsychology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, clinical neurophysiology and basic science departments. Clinical duties include outpatient clinics, inpatient attending and procedures. Candidates must hold an M.D. or DO, be board certified or eligible in neurology and have or have the ability to obtain an Wisconsin medical license.

The Department of Neurology is a department of almost 60 faculty and 17 advanced practice providers located at 2 main sites: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics and 20 S. Park/Meriter Hospital. Weekly grand rounds take place at the UW location. This is a diverse group of generalists and specialists that provides primary, secondary, and tertiary inpatient and outpatient care for a Wisconsin and northern Illinois. The successful candidate will join a world-class institution that encourages, values and supports interdisciplinary basic, clinic and population health research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world. Madison is the state's capitol city and is well known for offering a small town feel in a medium sized city. It is a great place to raise a family and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools and outdoor recreation.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. Questions can be addressed to Kathleen Shannon, Neurology Department chair at shannon@neurology.wisc.edu .

Principal Duties:

Clinical activities include outpatient clinics, inpatient attending and procedures.

The headache outpatient clinic is at the University Hospital and Clinics. The general neurology clinic is at the S. Park clinics. Attending duties at Meriter Hospital are shared among the S. Park general neurologist physicians and will depend upon the number of faculty but is expected to be 1:6.

Participate in extramurally funded clinical research to the extent that the activity can be integrated into clinical activities.

Academic responsibilities include teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows as well as teaching continuing education programs for physicians and the public.

The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the rank and in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of the School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.

For appointment at the CHS Track: Duties will either be approximately 80% clinical, 10% research, and 10% teaching or approximately 80% clinical, 20% research, depending on the successful candidate.

For appointment at the CT Track: Duties will be approximately 90% clinical, 10% teaching, depending on the successful candidate.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MD, DO or MD/PhD required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Clinical and research interest in headache required.
- Fellowship training in headache is desirable.
- ABPN certified or eligible

Candidates for Associate Professor (CHS) or Professor (CHS) must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS track.

Candidates for Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the Clinician Teacher track.

License or Certificate:

Must be Board eligible or board certified in Neurology.
Must be eligible for Wisconsin medical license and be licensed in Wisconsin by time of appointment.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL#226913; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two positions vacancy listing allows the School of Medicine and Public Health to consider candidates with both CHS-track faculty and CT-track faculty credentials for this position.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

OCTOBER 10, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Apply at https://jobs.wisc.edu/. Search for Job ID: 226916-AS. To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a CV and personal statement/cover letter. At a later date, finalists may be asked to provide reference information.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 5, 2020, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Kathleen Shannon
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 3 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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